Monday Minutes

March 9, 2015

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

We hope you have a great week!
Thank A Teacher

Post Interim Growth

Wow!!!! Great job teachers :) Check out the proficient and exceeding scores....

2nd grade ELA – 44% to 78%

3rd grade ELA – 42% to 63%

4th grade ELA – 26% to 53%

5th grade ELA – 53% to 62%

2nd grade Math – 25% to 73%

3rd grade Math – 4% to 40%

4th grade Math – 1% to 47%

5th grade Math – 8% to 38%

In-System Job Fair

The In-System "Meet & Greet" Job Fair is this Wednesday, March 11th from 5-6:30 at Otwell Middle School. All current certified employees are invited. Be sure you have filled out the "transfer" information. Instructional assistants who are certified and looking for a teaching position are encouraged to attend.

February 16 DCD - Make UP Session

Our DCD facilitators are working to create an effective plan for delivery at Sawnee. The delivery will include face to face and itslearning requirements. Your face to face with Bethany, Shannon, and Robin will be during your common planning on Tuesday, March 17th. Support staff will be asked to attend a grade level session...we realize you'll need to cancel a segment in order to attend. Special areas will meet at 8:30. Stay tuned for more details.


Shellie Keys will be honored at the Celebration of Excellence luncheon this Friday...way to go Sawnee Teacher of the Year :)

Kayla Fauscett is a 2015 Special Education Teacher of the Year nominee! The Civitan Club, and other community organizations will be selecting the Teacher of the Year.

Thank you for making a difference!

United Way - Most Improved Recognition

This year's United Way campaign totaled $79, of the largest campaigns we have ever had for our school system.

Overall Top School - Daves Creek - $8,638
Top Middle - Little Mill - $3,889
Top High - West Forsyth - $4,387

Most Improved - Sawnee - $4,434

Great thanks to Farise for leading this at Sawnee!!!!

New Student Laptops

Be sure our carts have been returned to their we will be getting new student laptops today! It may take a day or two to get the kinks worked out. As with any equipment, we need to make sure we are following proper protocol for use, scheduling, and unity tickets. Post it notes don't resolve really need to report issues using unity...please help us keep our equipment running so that all students have access to this technology.

Attendance for Itslearning Days

Please be sure to follow Betsy's directions for marking attendance. This needs to be completed by Friday, March 13th at 5 PM.